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American Heart Association Corporate Relations Director in St. Petersburg, Florida


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Relations Director in our National Center . This position can be remote but must live near a major airport.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing strategic business relationship with national companies to secure funding for national AHA organizational priorities at the $1 million + per year level. Responsible for working with national and field leaders to build a strong portfolio of accounts in order to achieve annual revenue targets in the $5-$10 million range, as well as meeting and exceeding strategic account objectives.

  • Acts as a senior level contact to represent AHA with global and national companies

  • Develop, plan and collaborate with senior management and volunteers to prospect for new business in order to meet or exceed organizational goals

  • Build a diverse portfolio of national accounts for national sponsorship and campaigns

  • Provide timely direction, framework and resources to volunteers while at the same time relying on their expertise, abilities and willingness to leverage their networks to drive the goals of the organization

  • Lead solution development efforts that best address the corporate accounts needs while meeting the mission priorities and capabilities of the AHA

  • Coordinate with appropriate departments to provide support, service, programs, or senior management resources

  • Lead joint company strategic account planning process that develops mutual goals and objectives, revenue targets and critical milestones on a multi-year basis


Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Five (5) years of successful sales experience, particularly in selling intangible programs and services, along with the ability to develop and execute sales and marketing strategies

  • Five (5) years of experience in negotiation and solution oriented problem-solving

  • Five (5) years of experience developing and delivering presentations to both large and small groups

  • Comprehensive ability to prepare written and oral communications including thorough knowledge and command of business English

  • Ability to consult and interact with high level personnel

  • Must be able to travel at least 50% of time, including overnight stays

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Experience in individual sales greater than $250,000

  • Experience in contract negotiation

  • Experience in non-profit corporate development

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Requisition ID 2019-4547

Job Family Group Direct Sales

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

Location: St. Petersburg, FL